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Hi I'm Jake

I grew up Mormon in the Provo Utah area. I love to see people Smile.

About Me

I love to Sing, and be part of a Choir because I love the way music touches people and brings them together. I love to read especially Fantasy and Sci-Fi books. My favorite sport is basketball, despite the fact that I'm not very good at it. I've been to a year of College at Utah Valley Universtity, I am the oldest of three boys and the first to serve a mission and cant wait to return and go back to college to get a Degree in Music.

Why I am a Mormon

I am so grateful to have been born a member of the LDS Church and to have had the gospel in my life since I was born. I continue to live the gospel and follow its teachings because of the wonderful blessings I have recieved from doing so and the many, many, experiences I have had where the spirit of the lord has Confirmed to me the truthfullness of the teachings of the LDS Church. Even though sometimes it is hard because there are many things that I would like to do that I have been told are wrong, when I listen and obey I recieve greater joy and blessings by sticking to what I know to be true and I recieve greater wittness that the things I have been so blessed to have been taught since I was young are true.

How I live my faith

I love being a part of such a rich and diverse community of Mormons. Here in provo there are so many different people, I enjoy being able to visit with them and share the gospel and my testimony with them each sunday as we gather together to worship and learn about our Savior Jesus Christ. My father is in charge of the young men in our ward and I help him a lot with setting up activities and planning campouts and get togethers for the boys. I am so exited to be leaving on a mission soon to be able to take my testimony of the gospel and share it with new people and invite them to come unto Christ to be babtized.

How can we stop the spread and influence of pornography?

Jake
The insiduous parasite and plauge that is Pornography is everywhere, and it has been around for a long time. Even the ancient romans had it. What we must do in our day and age is be vigilant and aware that pornography is an industry out to make money, and it does so by advertising everywhere it can. But there are places that are safe from its reach. Our homes can be one of those places. A great tool for blocking such content is the K-9 program. It alows you to set restrictions and filters that work wonders on your computer limiting the ability of pornography to rear its ugly head, and even harder for you to try to find it yourself. It is wonderful. Once that is done, the biggest source of pornography has been eliminated from your home. That is the most dangerous source of Pornography, the internet, and once you have eliminated its ability to be accessed acidentaly or otherwise you have taken the hardest step towards eliminating pornographys ability to influence you the rest of your family. Educate yourself and your children about the dangers of pornography and its damaging effects on relationships. Be sure to stress the fact that pornography portrays a flawed and distorted version of the sacred and special power of procreation that God has given to man. Train yourself and your family to recognize the places and things where pornography is found and avoid them. Pornography is a plauge, but the methods of fighting it are as simple as knowing what places and things to avoid. Show more Show less